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Alternative Albums ranks the most popular alternative rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

The week of
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Babel
Imprint/Promotion Label
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road

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1
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
2
Stone Sour House Of Gold & Bones: Part 1 Billboard Alternative Albums
House Of Gold & Bones: Part 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
3
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
4
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
5
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
128  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
128
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
6
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
7
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
8
Green Day Uno! Billboard Alternative Albums
Uno!
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
9
The Killers Battle Born Billboard Alternative Albums
Battle Born
Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
10
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
15  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
11
Three Days Grace Transit Of Venus Billboard Alternative Albums
Transit Of Venus
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Further Seems Forever Penny Black Billboard Alternative Albums
Penny Black
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
13
Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man Billboard Alternative Albums
The Haunted Man
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | The Echo Label
14
Shiny Toy Guns III Billboard Alternative Albums
III
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Five Seven
15
No Doubt Push And Shove Billboard Alternative Albums
Push And Shove
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
16
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
21  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
17
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
18  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
18
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Alternative Albums
Living Things
22  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
19
The xx Coexist Billboard Alternative Albums
Coexist
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Turks
20
Titus Andronicus Local Business Billboard Alternative Albums
Local Business
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
21
Coheed And Cambria The Afterman: Ascension Billboard Alternative Albums
The Afterman: Ascension
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hundred Handed | Everything Evil/Ambassador
22
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
24  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
23
All Time Low Don't Panic Billboard Alternative Albums
Don't Panic
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
24
Anberlin Vital Billboard Alternative Albums
Vital
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
25
Benjamin Gibbard Former Lives Billboard Alternative Albums
Former Lives
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Barsuk
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